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factories, farms and bunkhouses

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Department
History
Course
HIS263Y1
Professor
Mc Kim/ Penfold
Semester
Winter

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Farms, factories, bunkhouses I. Immigrants and Canada during the Boom Years Despite Olivers desire to keep out what he would deem as not ideal citizens come to Canada anyways because they are needed. Whatever the government says in terms of cultural desires in Canadians undermines the economic needs of Canada. II. Economic Boom Largely tied to global conditions international events Expanding economy requires workers an farmers, partly from immigration In a broader sense, there is a strong tendency to equate population growth to national prosperity Immigrants were seen as potential producers, but also as potential consumers. The farming frontier (wheat) Wheat = economic development 1901: all of Canada produced about 56 million bushels of wheat. By 1911 just the prairies produce 208 million (approx. 4 time increase in just the prairies alone) Canada becomes one of the worlds key wheat producers Wheat becomes a key thing to bind the country together (east-west) in a transnational economic sense To produce wh
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